AB, Marietta (Ohio) College, 1956; Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1957; Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1971.
Personnel director, Radio Corporation American, 1961-1964;
instructor, U. Cincinnati, 1964-1966;
teaching associate, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1966-1968;
associate professor, dean School Communication, Shaw U., Raleigh, North Carolina, 1968-1971;
associate professor, Memphis State University, 1971-1973;
professor, James Madison U., Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1973-1977;
professor, department chairman radio-television-film, California State University, Long Beach, 1977-1993;
distinguished professor Department Film & Electronic Arts, California State University, Long Beach, since 1993. Consultant in field; adjunct senior lecturer School of Journalism, University of Southern California, 1979-1989. Board directors Station KOCE-television, Huntington Beach, California, Station KLON-FM, Long Beach.
Research director Great Escapes Travel television Show, 1985. Director Museum of Broadcast Comm.
Scoutmaster Los Alamitos, California council Boy Scouts American, 1981-1986. Served to captain United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1988. Member Broadcast Education Association (board directors, 30 Year Committee 1986), Academy television Arts and Sciences, Association Communication Administrators, Naval Reserve Association (life), American Federation Musicians, National Eagle Scout Association (life), Broadcaster Foundation.
Married Barbara Jayne Carr, November 19, 1960 (divorced January 1982). Children: Torin, Tara, Tal, Tanya, Treg, Tasha. Married Scarlett Vanessa Davis, May 19, 1985.